Starch: Variation Associated with Location in Corn and Sorghum Plants1
- J. E. Freeman,
- B. J. Bocan and
- H. F. Zobel2
Starch granules from stems of mature corn (Zea mays L.) and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) plants were about a third as large as average granules from endosperm tissue of the same species and contained only 1/3 to 1/2 as much amylose. The stem starches had lower gelatinization temperatures and gave C X-ray diagrams instead of the A diagram typical of normal cereal endosperm starches.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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